Episode 9 of the History of Space Travel Series, presents the film “Debrief Apollo 8” which was released in 1969. It illustrates the story of mankind’s first orbit around the Moon as told with commentary on the significance of the Apollo 8 flight by several prominent Americans. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, Apollo 8, AS-503, Frank Borman, James Lovell, William Anders, Saturn V
Made just prior to the Apollo 4 launch, this historic NASA film gives a good overview of the challenges facing the engineering team and the accomplishments made through 1966. Hosted by none other than Wehrner Von Braun, the film gives some fascinating insights into the "new" Apollo program in the wake of the disastrous Apollo 1 fire.Apollo 4, (also known as AS-501), was the first, unmanned test flight of the Saturn V launch vehicle, which was used by the U.S. Apollo program to send... Topics: NASA, Apollo program, space program, moon, Wehrner von Braun, Saturn V, rocket
Made prior to the Apollo 11 lunar landing, "Apollo Lunar Mission Update" features shots of various Kennedy Space Center installations, the Saturn V rocket and footage shot during test flights. It also contains footage of the Moon taken by the Mariner and other lunar spacecraft, and animation. The film provides explanations for the preparation for the first moon landing, followed by animation sequences tracing the space flight, moon landing, and return to earth. Conspiracy nuts will... Topics: Apollo Mission, NASA, Space Program, Moon, Kennedy Space Center, Saturn V, rocket
Produced by the Atomic Energy Agency and NASA, this film details Project NERVA -- the Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Application. This was a joint program of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and NASA managed by the Space Nuclear Propulsion Office (SNPO) at the Nuclear Rocket Development Station in Jackass Flats, Nevada U.S.A. Between 1959 and 1972, the Space Nuclear Propulsion Office oversaw 23 reactor tests, As the narrator states, "The proposed mission to explore the moon, in... Topics: Nuclear Propulsion, Spacecraft Propulsion, Nuclear Power, Astronomy, Nevada, Nuclear Reactor,...